Konami have just released the following image for Silent Hill: Book of Memories on the official Silent Hill Facebook page and it hasn’t gone down too well with the series’ fan base. The game will let you customise your appearance and battle the forces of evil with friends.
Unsurprisingly, fans aren’t too happy with the once dark series’ colourful new direction. Popular disapproving comments include:
are you kidding me?
The Sims: Silent Hill Expansion Pack!
Oh god, I am embarrassed of this game already, Silent Hill should not look like this, what’s next? A Silent Hill party game?
R.I.P. Silent Hill
How the hell are you supposed to be ‘scared’ playing this? Wow, you’ve hit a new low.
So when is the Silent Hill dating sim?
This is so f***ing stupid.
Silent hill R.I.P 1999 – 2004.
Perhaps the strongest of the lot:
Dear Silent Hill,
Today is the day when I say you’ve all f***ing SOLD OUT. As a game developer myself, and an avid fan of the Silent Hill Series. You have absolutely ruined this series for me.
Silent Hill was thought to be dead when Akira and Team Silent left, now – today – you have officially clarified that for me.
Silent Hill always had a small bit of humor to it, but it was through gruesome characters like Robbie the Rabbit,
This is a fundamental hole in the foundation of Silent Hill on PS: Vita.
The new ‘Team Silent’ you are a disgrace.
All of the Silent Hill fans.
We could go on. Read more at the photo’s page if you’re interested. Although the most recent entry into the series with Downpour was received well enough, after the HD Collection failed to impress long-time fans through bugs, audio problems and badly improved visuals, some fans really seem to be losing faith with the once great horror series.
What does the screen above tell you? Are the fans right to be disappointed? Let us know below.
If you’re still interested, Silent Hill: Book of Memories is due out in October, exclusively on PlayStation Vita